New Issue of Legacies Exploring World War I Free to Read Online

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New Issue of Legacies Exploring World War I Free to Read Online

Monday, May 8, 2017

The latest issue of Legacies, timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the “Great War,” explores the diversity of Pennsylvanians involved in this global conflict and sheds light on the stories of those whose World War I experiences have been under-explored. The issue is FREE to read online through May 25, 2017

Contents include: 

Note from the Editor:Pennsylvanian Experiences of World War I | Rachel Moloshok

Window on the Collections: Of Charcoal and Cockpits: Images of the First World War | Vincent Fraley

"Stirred Deep Down in Their Souls": Pennsylvania Immigrant Soldiers in World War I | Nancy Gentile Ford

Horace Pippin: World War I Soldier, Narrator, and Artist | Jeffrey T. Sammons and John H. Morrow Jr.

"Soldiers of the Soil": Wartime Gardening Programs of World War I | Rose Hayden-Smith

"We cannot yield, we cannot compromise": The Experiences of Pennsylvanian and Other American Conscientious Objectors during World War I | Anne M. Yoder

Teachers' Turn: Multiple Perspectives on World War I | Jessica Tyson

Generations: Documenting Your World War I Ancestor at the Pennsylvania State Archives | Jonathan R. Stayer and Richard C. Saylor

Legacies for Kids | Christopher A. Brown

Book and Website Reviews | Jessica Poe

Food for Thought: Remembering the First World War, 1914–18 | Barry Johnson


Pennsylvania Legacies, HSP's semi-annual illustrated history magazine, explores a variety of topics in Pennsylvania history for the curious reader. Legacies is available as a benefit to Friends of HSP. Friends of HSP at the Researcher level receive a printed copy of each issue, and Friends of HSP at the Patron level and above also recieve digital access to past issues. Legacies is also available as a separate subscription.